20 More Ways to Help Children with Attention

Focusing, shifting, and dividing attention is constantly needed throughout the day. As education and psychology professionals, we know there is a cornucopia of great community resources for you to use to help your child prepare today for success tomorrow in spite of attention “differences.” Here we’ve gathered 20 ways to help your child with attention:…

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What’s a Parent to Do? Tips on Helping Children with Attention Problems

If Ogden Nash was right that, “Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore,” no wonder there are so many happy children and frustrated parents. As we discussed in this week’s newsletter, focusing, shifting, and dividing attention is constantly needed throughout the day. So what’s a parent to do? Plenty!…

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Attention Problems? Medical and Non-Medical Pathways to Progress

Total Learning Centers will be featured in an encore joint presentation with Dr. Anthony Kovatch, MD from Pediatric Alliance – Arcadia Division, providing parents with up-to-date information on medical and non-medical methods of coping with a child showing signs of attention disorders. In this workshop, presented by Drs.  Carol Utay & Anthony Kovatch, MD and…

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Cogmed Working Memory Training

Much more than a brain-building gizmo, Cogmed Working Memory Training is serious business—reducing inattention and hyperactivity and improving memory in children with ADHD. One oft-heard complaint about complementary therapies to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD or ADHD) is that there are no controlled studies to support their claims. Not so with working-memory training, which was…

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Play Attention in the News!

Play Attention was highlighted in the Journal of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics in January of 2014! This journal article reviews the randomized clinically controlled study of Play Attention completed by Tufts School of Medicine in the Boston Public Schools.  The results are very impressive and validate Play Attention’s efficacy. Students enrolled were randomly selected to participate…

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Attention Issues?

Total Learning Centers and Pediatric Alliance Bring you Medical and Non-Medical Pathways to Progress! Total Learning Centers will be featured in an encore joint presentation with Dr. Anthony Kovatch, MD from Pediatric Alliance – Arcadia Division, providing parents with up-to-date information on medical and non-medical methods of coping with a child showing signs of attention…

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What’s a Parent to do for Executive Functioning Issues?

Does your child struggle staying focused or remembering tasks? Total Learning Centers is hosting an event that will provide parents with information regarding what may be at the root of your child’s ongoing battle with attention, memory and executive functioning. Dr. Carol Utay, Executive Director, and Felicia Thorne, Center Coordinator, will provide parents with a…

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